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February 25, 2015 at 3:02 PM

The Sounders FC blog has moved

With the launch of our website redesign, our blogs have moved. We’ll still be posting Sounders FC news and analysis, but now you’ll find it all in the Sounders channel. Same content as always, just a different home for it. You can leave feedback about the site changes here.

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February 20, 2015 at 6:00 AM

MLS Countdown, No. 15: New York City FC

We’re counting down the days until the Major League Soccer opener — Chicago at Los Angeles on March 6 — by marching backward through Matt Pentz’s projected league standings for upcoming season. Today, we look at expansion club New York City FC and its big dreams for the Big Apple. A refresher: Obviously, New York City FC didn’t…

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February 19, 2015 at 3:59 PM

Sounders to host Club Tijuana in international friendly on March 24

The Sounders will host Club Tijuana of Liga MX for its annual international friendly on March 24 at 7 p.m. at CenturyLink Field, the club announced Thursday. An academy match between the two clubs will take place prior to the friendly at CenturyLink, and the match is included in the team’s season-ticket package. The friendly opponent is…

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February 19, 2015 at 7:11 AM

Sounders defeat FC Tucson 6-0 in Desert Diamond Cup opener

Lamar Neagle, Clint Dempsey and Kevin Parsemain all struck twice as the Sounders topped host FC Tucson 6-0 in their opening game of the 2015 Desert Diamond Cup on Wednesday night. Neagle opened the scoring just four minutes in, and Dempsey doubled the lead seven minutes later. Neagle notched his second on the 27-minute mark, while…

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February 19, 2015 at 6:00 AM

MLS Countdown, No. 16: Colorado Rapids

We’re counting down the days until the Major League Soccer opener — Chicago at Los Angeles on March 6 — by marching backward through Matt Pentz’s projected league standings for upcoming season. Today, we look at a Colorado Rapids side hoping to rebound from a disastrous finish to the 2014 season. A refresher: On July 2, 2014, the Colorado…

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February 18, 2015 at 9:04 AM

Sounders begin play in Desert Diamond Cup against FC Tucson tonight

The Seattle Sounders begin play in the 2015 Diamond Desert Cup against host FC Tucson on Wednesday night, with kickoff slated for 7 p.m. PST. The match will be streamed live on both the Sounders and Major League Soccer websites. FC Tucson was the PDL Mountain Division champion in 2014 and reached the league’s conference semifinals. Below is…

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February 18, 2015 at 6:00 AM

MLS Countdown, No. 17: Philadelphia Union

We’re counting down the days until the Major League Soccer opener — Chicago at Los Angeles on March 6 — by marching backward through Matt Pentz’s projected league standings for upcoming season. Today, we catch up with a Philadelphia Union team that looks very similar to last year’s version. A refresher: Philadelphia had a thrilling run through last…

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February 17, 2015 at 6:00 AM

MLS Countdown, No. 18: New York Red Bulls

We’re counting down the days until the Major League Soccer opener — Chicago at Los Angeles on March 6 — by marching backward through Matt Pentz’s projected league standings for upcoming season. Today, we catch up with the New York Red Bulls following a disastrous offseason in Harrison, N.J. A refresher: The Thierry Henry farewell tour —…

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February 16, 2015 at 9:26 AM

U.S. MNT and WNT unveil 2015 away uniforms

The United States men’s national team and women’s national team have unveiled their 2015 away uniforms, which will be worn for the first time at the USWNT’s Algarve Cup in early March. Here is the first look at the new kits, as provided by the U.S. Soccer press release:

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February 16, 2015 at 6:00 AM

MLS Countdown, No. 19: San Jose Earthquakes

We’re counting down the days until the Major League Soccer opener — Chicago at Los Angeles on March 6 — by marching backward through Matt Pentz’s projected league standings for upcoming season. Today, we continue with a San Jose Earthquakes team that looks destined for the Western Conference basement. A refresher: 2014 will go down as the year that…

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